Makueni is the first of 15 counties to receive cash from the Instruments for Devolution Advice and Support (Ideas) programme. The European Union has given the county Sh110 million for its mango puree project. Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa has praised Makueni for being the first county to comply with the conditions for the grant. Makueni will contribute Sh32 million,” Eugene said. We want to recover the time lost during the first phase.”Makueni has opened a fresh fruit processing plant, a dairy plant and rolled out universal healthcare cover for the elderly.
Source: The Star May 16, 2018 22:18 UTC